Sunday, 28 April 2019

How to Spot a Fake: Porcelain

In the article, 'How to Spot a Fake: Porcelain' (in link below), forgery expert Curtis Dowling, "If you just buy yourself a book of marks, there's a very good chance you're going know exactly what you're looking at very quickly."

While I agree that a book of marks may help me identify certain marks, I won't go so far as to say that it can definitely aid in the tedious task of authenticating a piece of porcelain.

Monday, 22 April 2019

A Fine Zisha 'Melon' Teapot With a Long Handle (Bearing Jiang Rong Mark) For Sale

A Fine Zisha 'Melon' Teapot With a Long Handle.
Jiang Rong Mark

Interested parties can contact May at for further inquiries.

Sunday, 14 April 2019

How Chinese Export Porcelain Conquered the Dutch

Came across this interesting article highlighting how Dutch merchants opened up the market for Chinese porcelain in Europe. Enjoy!

Sunday, 7 April 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Yixing Pottery

Just thought all the teapot lovers here might enjoy this write-up on Yixing ware by Christie's:p Enjoy!